Amazon Kindle Fire in UK, BlackBerry 10 delay, Amazon phone rumours, and more Mass Effect
Welcome to this week’s gadget digest. Here we round up some of the week’s stories that you may have missed, or that fell under our watchful radar. Today we’ve got word on a UK arrival for Amazon’s Kindle Fire, an Amazon phone, the latest on those BlackBerry 10 handsets, a new look at Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and more.
So do read on to catch up on all the latest stories that we didn’t get the chance to let you know about earlier.
Amazon Kindle Fire coming to the UK?
The Amazon Kindle Fire isn’t on sale in the UK, but that looks set to change. It’s been widely reported this week that the Kindle Fire will finally go on sale later this year. If it does, the 7-inch tablet that can play games and movies will arrive in time to do battle with Google’s 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet.
New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer reveals new baddie
A new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer was released earlier in the week giving fans of the series a first look at new villain Raul Mendez, leader of the bizarrely-named 99%. The story centers on a war that takes place in 2025, and will feature all kinds of futuristic weapons, including remote controlled gun-toting quadricopters. Click here to see the new trailer.
BlackBerry 10 handsets delated until January
We already know that new BlackBerry 10 handsets are on the way, but not this year. BlackBerry confirmed this week that the new BlackBerry 10 devices won’t be hitting the shops until January 2013 at the earliest. The operating system has taken longer to develop than anticipated. Were you waiting on the new handsets?
Amazon 5-inch phone to go on sale this year?
Word is that Amazon is testing a brand new smartphone of its own. Rumours this week suggest it will have a 5-inch screen and be sold at a very competitive price. It follows rumours that the Amazon Kindle Fire will finally launch in the UK later this year.
Mass Effect 3 additional extra content out July 17th
The downloadable multiplayer pack adds new mods, gear, new maps and six new N7 classes: Destroyer, Paladin, Demolisher, Slayer, Shadow, and Fury. And it’s free from July 17th.
Have you spotted any other stories this week that we’ve missed out on? Let us know.